The Lottery of Birth

The Lottery of Birth

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Curso
en
Inglês
12 h
Este conteúdo é classificado como 0 de 5
Fonte
  • De www.futurelearn.com
CONDIÇÕES
  • Acesso livre
  • Certificado gratuito
Mais informações
  • 4 sequências
  • Introductive Level
  • Começa em 21 agosto 2016
  • Termina em 25 agosto 2016

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Detalhes do curso

Programa de Estudos

This free online course will look at both the big picture of the ‘lottery of birth’ and the smaller, human stories. You will examine the inequalities of birth, particularly being born rich or poor and being born female or male. You will also look at the lottery of birth as it relates to becoming a parent. You’ll consider how individual countries and global organisations are responding to demographic changes and predictions and how this plays out in the lives of individual women and men in different parts of the world. You’ll use a variety of disciplines in the course such as demography, health studies, sociology, comparative social policy, history, political science and economics. This interdisciplinary nature brings different perspectives together to create fresh insights and provide a bridge for different ideas to feed into social and political change. Towards the end of the course, you’ll have the opportunity to critically analyse an initiative of your choosing from your own country and review the analysis of a fellow learner.

Pré-requisito

Nenhum.

Instrutores

  • Pam Foley

Plataforma

FutureLearn est une plate-forme d'apprentissage proposant des formations en ligne ouvertes à tous (MOOC)

Fondée en Décembre 2012, la société est entièrement détenue par l'Open University à Milton Keynes, en Angleterre.

Elle est la 1ère plateforme offrant des MOOC au Royaume-Uni, avec à son actif plus d'une cinquantaine d'universités partenaires provenant du Royaume Uni mais aussi du reste du monde.

FutureLearn se différencie également par des partenariats avec des entités non-universitaires comme le British Museum, le British Council, la British Library et la national Film and Television School.

Este conteúdo é classificado como 4.5 de 5
(nenhuma revisão)

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